How Can My Child Gain Weight

My son has a crazy appetite and is super skinny. He wants to gain more weight but is having a hard time. I want to make sure he gains weight in a healthy way. What can I do?

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Help! I'm Stress Eating

I am a nervous/stress eater but my waistline can not handle this habit.

Enjoying It All Is Not Working

I have been working on doing what you talk about with enjoying what I am doing but it is not working.

Healthy Body Fat Percentage

What is a healthy amount of body fat? I am seeing mixed information on this subject.

Opinion On Atkins Diet

What do you think about the Atkins diet? Some people say it is great and a lot of people say it is horrible. What is your opinion?

I Want Pizza And Better Health

I really do want to get healthier, I have been working out and for the most part eating right but I just don't want to give up pizza.

In Pain And Gaining Weight

I am in too much pain to workout and I am gaining weight. I feel like I am stuck in a situation I can't win. So what can I do?

How To Deal With Gym Bullies

I have friends who have had horrible experiences at the gym, people poking fun of them. What can be done about these unkind people?

Quitting The Gym

I am quitting the gym and was thinking of using that gym money towards some equipment for my house. What should I get?

Take On Paleo

I would love to get your take on the paleo diet. Do you think it is good and do you think that someone needs to follow it 100% of the time?

Giving Up Gluten

I have been told that gluten is something that I should be staying away from, that it may be the cause of my weight gain. Should I get off of it?

All At One Time Or Break It Up

Do I have to do all my exercise in one shot or is it just as beneficial to do a set here and there when I have time throughout the day?

Skin Issues

I am having a lot of skin breakouts. Is this a sign of any specific health condition? Is there something I can do to stop this?

Best Carbohydrates

I hear a lot of conflicting information about carbs. Are they good for me and what ones are the best?

Body Confidence

How can I feel better about myself when I always have my heavy body looking back at me in the mirror?

Is Walking Enough

I don't have a lot of time to work out. I have been walking at lunch time but is walking really enough to get me in shape?

Embarassed To Be Obese

I am too embarrassed to work out in public. What should I do?

Journaling Issues

I have been journaling to find out what I am eating that may not be sitting well with me, but I have a hard time actually being consistent with it.

Low Carb Diet

So many people tell me that I should go low carb to lose weight, but I feel good on carbs. Do I really need to do low carb to lose weight?

I Don't Have A Goal

I don't really have an overall goal, but I know I need to get healthier. So is there another way to find out what I should be doing?

Best moves for weight loss

Dear Lauren, What are the best moves to lose weight when it comes to exercise?

Giving Up Coffee

I have been told by my doctor to give up coffee, what can I do?

Top Gut Healing Supplements

I am having gut issues. I am bloated, nauseous and tired all the time.

How Do I Fit In My Exercise

I know that you say people make time for exercise if they really want to do it. But I really don't know how I can fit it in.

Best workout

I want to start a new workout routine, but there is a lot of variety available, which workouts are the best?

Losing Weight Without Working Out

I hurt my back and no longer have the ability to do much, including walking. I have gained a lot of weight and it is really bothering me

Foodie Delema

I love nice foods and tasting all kinds of different things, but I see everywhere that you have to eat very specifically to be able to be healthy. What can I do?

How Can I Give Up Coffee

I have been told I need to give this up because of adrenal exhaustion. I feel like I won't be able to function without it. So what do I do?

How Much Sleep Do I Need

Think sleep is a non important inconvenience? Think again.

Keep The Motivation Flowing

You can keep the fire of motivation lit.

How Do I Cook For Different Needs

Cooking for multiple needs in one house does not have to be complicated.

Thoughts On The Step Tracking Watch

Are fitness trackers really worth the cost?

Food Problems

I am having food reactions but the doctor says I have no allergies.

Cardio Or Weights First?

What is the appropriate order to do weight training and cardio?

Yoga Is Boring

Yoga is so good for me, but so boring. What else can I do?

I Hate The Gym

You do not have to be a member at a gym to get healthy.

Can't Stick To My Schedule

Can't seem to stick to your schedule? You're not alone.

How Much Time Do I Need to Commit

What's it take to get in shape?

Not My House, Not My Food

You still have options when you can't control the menu.

Weight Machines vs Free Weights

There is so much talk about both methods, which one is actually better?

How Do I Increase My Stamina?

Stamina is important, but what's the best way to increase it?

I Hate Water

Not a fan? Seven tips to make it better.

I Don't Know What's Wrong With Me

No matter what I do I can not lean down, what can I do?

Too Tired To Workout

What can I do about chronic low energy?

Weight Loss Pills

Which ones will trim you down quick?

Hit A Plateau

Everyone hits lulls in progress, but you can make it through!

CrossFit, Good Or Bad?

It's the latest craze in fitness, but where does it stack up?

Diabetes and Exercise

There are no magic pills, but it doesn't have to be boring.

How Do I Get Motivated?

Not quite motivated when everyone's pushing you? Find your motivation.

Tested Everything, Nothing Works

I have tested everything out and I still don't seem to have the progess I want. What do I do?

Should I Go Vegan?

Vegan is a major consideration for some, but it's not right for everyone. Find out more!

I am Always Hungry

Reasons you may always feel hungry and what to do about it.

How Do I Go Gluten Free?

Been told you need to, but having trouble making the change? Some quick tips to make the transition easier.

Self Conscious At The Gym

Many people feel self conscious at the gym but there are some secrets you don't know that will help.

Need More Veggies, But Lack Time

Don't have time to sautee veggies? There are other options to get your servings in!

Sugar Addiction

Have trouble resisting that sweet tooth? Let's talk about it.

High BMI

There's a lot of talk about BMI. What's the deal?

Can't Get My Husband To Workout

How can I get my husband to workout?

Short Cuts

Lauren provides some simple solutions to make the healthy option just a little bit quicker.

I Can't Afford to Eat Well

Healthy foods are expensive, right? Lauren sets the facts straight.

Best Way To Reduce Body Fat

How do I lose weight from my stomach and butt?

Input On Cheat Days

Does my diet need to be perfect? Are cheat days okay?

Only 10 Minutes A Day

You don't need a lot of time, just 10 minutes a day may change your health for the better.

I Can't Stick With My Diet

Yo-yo dieting is common, but it is not the way to go. Stop the madness and enjoy the results you want.

Eating Out And Eat Healthy!

You can't always eat at home. Don't let that hinder your goals, here are some secrets to make eating out healthier.

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our new site. We look forward to helping you reach your health potential. New articles go up almost daily!

-Lauren